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NASA Unveils Best Pluto Image Yet

NASA Unveils Best Pluto Image Yet

mag813 July 14, 2015 0

Anxious to see the closest shot of Pluto ever? NASA is set to release high res photos soon, but in the meantime, the space agency has posted a “love note back to Earth” with

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Google Launches Online Summer Camp For Kids

Google Launches Online Summer Camp For Kids

mag813 July 14, 2015 0

How would you like to send your kids to a summer camp hosted by Google, the National Park Service, National Geographic, NASA and the Khan Academy? Well, you can. And you better go ahead

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Cool Thing of the Day… The Flying Fish

Cool Thing of the Day… The Flying Fish

mag813 July 10, 2015 0

Exocoetidae, commonly called Flying Fish, is a family of fishes aptly named for their ability to emerge out of the water and glide for long distances with their outstretched pectoral fins. Their streamlined torpedo

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Have You Ever Seen a Butterfly Drink Turtle Tears?

Have You Ever Seen a Butterfly Drink Turtle Tears?

mag813 July 2, 2015 0

Well, now you have. You’re welcome! But, what is actually going on here? In the Peruvian Amazon, sodium is a scarce mineral due to its distance from any marine environment and the fact that

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Florida Sea Turtle Recovery Astonishes Scientists

Florida Sea Turtle Recovery Astonishes Scientists

mag813 June 28, 2015 0

The Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge is, in the scope of Florida’s 2,276 miles of shore, a blip. Just 20 miles long, it was set aside in 1991 specifically for turtles after declines in

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Just in Time for Jurassic World, Researchers Have Recovered Dinosaur Blood Cells From Fossils

Just in Time for Jurassic World, Researchers Have Recovered Dinosaur Blood Cells From Fossils

mag813 June 10, 2015 0

We literally now have four movies that explain why this is a terrible idea, science. We told you about resurrection biology earlier, the fringe division of science that is trying to revive extinct species like

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Humans Will be Hybrids by 2030

Humans Will be Hybrids by 2030

mag813 June 6, 2015 0

That’s the prediction of Ray Kurzweil, director of engineering at Google, who spoke Wednesday at the Exponential Finance conference in New York. Kurzweil predicts that humans will become hybrids in the 2030s. That means

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This Door Handle Kills Germs

This Door Handle Kills Germs

mag813 June 1, 2015 0

Diseases spread in many ways. An infected person can cough or sneeze on someone nearby. Or, they can transfer germs through a handshake. But sometimes we pick up germs indirectly. A sick person might

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42.1% of American Honey Bee Colonies Have Vanished This Year

42.1% of American Honey Bee Colonies Have Vanished This Year

mag813 May 23, 2015 0

Few things say summer like the hovering, buzzing honey bee. Unfortunately, that iconic image is being threatened. Over the last 12 months, 42.1% of American honey bee colonies have perished, according to an annual

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This Implant Could Give Humans Sight 3 Times Better Than 20/20

This Implant Could Give Humans Sight 3 Times Better Than 20/20

mag813 May 23, 2015 0

Good news for everyone with blurry vision or a strong desire to become Superman. The Ocumetics Bionic Lens may give you 60/20 eyesight — three times better than 20/20. It’s a major leap in

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